Trainer Larry Jones announced that he is coming out of self-imposed
retirement as a trainer and will take over the reins of the barn that
has been in the hands of his wife, Cindy, for the past year.
Jones, a Hopkinsville native who for years stabled at Ellis Park
before moving to a Delaware base, is bringing a string of horses to
Arkansas this month to begin readying for the live season at Oaklawn
Park, which begins Jan. 14.
“Cindy said it is her turn to retire,” Jones said with a laugh. “But I presume she’ll be around the barn a lot.”
was Jones, who officially worked as an exercise rider for his wife as
the stable had mostly horses they also owned or which were owned by